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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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COVID-19 Economic turbulence hits Zambia: What does this mean for Zambia and for International Cooperation?

Fr. Charlie Chilufya, S.J. Economic and financial turbulences worsened by the COVID-19 crisis are fast appearing for Zambia as prices soar and as the Kwacha goes into a fast-downward spiral and free fall. If not resolved by both Zambia and...

Hakainde Hichilema’s 14 Points on how Zambia has to deal with COVID-19

Introduction According to the World Health Organisation's (WHO), confirmed cases of COVID 19 are spreading rapidly across Africa. Therefore WHO advises African nations to immediately employ proactive mechanisms to stop it. In our case here, the Ministry of Health has confirmed...

Kanganja must update the Nation on important matters under investigation despite the COVID-19

By Harrison Chewe Kalosa We would like to commend the Inspector General of Police Mr Kakoma Kanganja for his instructions to his Officers to take steps to decongest police cells in view of the COVID-19 threat. That’s as it should...

Why Concourt Was Wrong On Lungu’s 2021 Eligibility

By Michael Chishala Imagine it is 2014 and Dr Guy Scott is acting as President of the Republic of Zambia after the death of President Michael Sata. He somehow manages to get the Zambia Constitution Amendment Act of 2016 passed...

Patriotic Front Stance Following Prime TV’s Refusal To Work With Government Over COVID-19 Virus Sensitisation

By Hon Davies Mwila Patriotic Front Secretary General 1. INTRODUCTION We refer to the recent announcement by the Chief Government Spokesperson Hon. Dora Siliya; to the effect that the Government of the Republic of Zambia and its agents have ceased to...

One Hour Limitation for Church Services Upsets Council of Churches in Zambia

The Council of Churches in Zambia is concerned and alarmed by the directive by the government to allow bars and night clubs to operate for longer hours while the Churches have been restricted to a maximum of one hour. Yesterday,...

Cholera more deadly than Covid-19: Too early to close schools!!

By Kabanda Mwansa It is common knowledge that every government has to formulate and implement practical measures to protect its citizens against the Corona Virus that is spreading so rapidly across the globe. It is the responsibility of every government...

Minibuses a Corona Virus Risk!

By Mthoniswa Banda Now that Lusaka has confirmed the presence of the novel Corona virus, the Zambian Roads & Highway Safety Group (ZRHSG) is urging the Zambian Government to consider sanitizing the mini bus transportation system in the country. The Zambian...

Three UPND MPs go AWOL, send party in panic as Bill 10 debate is halted

Three UPND Members of Parliament on Tuesday conspicuously disappeared with no trace hours before Parliament could resume debating the controversial Bill 10 motion. Lufwanyama MP Leonard Fungulwe and his Mpongwe counterpart Rasfold Bulaya including Kapiri Mposhi MP Stanley kakubo sent...

A Note: Chapter One Foundation explains MP’s Walk Out

What was the significance of the MPs walking out of the Bill 10 parliamentary debate? Yesterday, Minister of Justice Given Lubinda made a ministerial statement to the effect that Cabinet had rejected the most contentious clauses in Bill 10 in...

Latest News

Zambia asks proposals from banks on how to postpone its debt repayments

The Zambian government has asked banks for proposals on reorganizing as much as $11.2 billion of foreign debt as...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19,...

Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight bar owners who defied...

It’s appalling for leaders to give Zambians incomplete information on status of Zambia and Zambians on COVID-19

Operation Young Vote says it is sad and appalling that leaders particularly those in government have opted to give Zambians incomplete information on the...
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